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Why is Rotterdam the biggest port of Europe?

Published 12 juli 2019

What makes Rotterdam the biggest port in Europe? Why would you choose for the Port of Rotterdam? And why Metaal Transport as your partner?

The Netherlands has been a trading nation for over four centuries. We are known for our open-economy, well educated workforce and entrepreneurial spirit. This all comes together in the Port of Rotterdam, the biggest port of Europe.

The Port of Rotterdam has the best Port Logistics infrastructure in the world (World Economic Forum, 2018). The port has direct sea access, pilot to berth within 2.5 hours (no locks or tidal restrictions). Besides our great infrastructure, the port offers smooth customs clearance for goods. Another great aspect of the Port of Rotterdam are the excellent hinterland connections by road, rail and barge. Rotterdam makes it Happen!

So know it’s clear that Rotterdam is the nr. #1 gateway for your metal logistics into Europe and the rest of the world. Why would you choose for Metaal Transport?

Metaal Transport offers one-integrated solution: Both physical, for the warehousing, transportation, stevedoring, stuffing & stripping and administrative, as customs broker we arrange clearance, VAT-representation and offer bonded warehousing solutions.

What makes Metaal Transport unique is the relationship with our customers, our knowledgeable staff, our size (not to big/to small), our love and specialization in Metals. This all in combination with equipment ready to handle your products.

We care are about our customers and always strive to get the job done in an cost-effective manner.

How we do this?

We are able to deliver our services via a combination of our staff and equipment in the biggest port of Europe.

The warehouses of Metaal Transport are approved and recognized by the London Metal Exchange (LME) and the Minor Metals Trade Association (MMTA).

Metaal Transport is an Authorised Economic operator (AEO), which implicates close cooperation with Dutch customs to assure smooth import or export of your goods.

What services do we offer?

Metaal Transport offers one integrated solution for the import and export of your metals into/out of the European Union via the Port of Rotterdam.

  • (bonded) warehousing in the Port of Rotterdam
  • LME warehousing (rent deals)
  • Transportation service(s) worldwide
  • Container stuffing & stripping
  • Customs brokerage and fiscal representation
  • Stevedoring & shipping

Metaal Transport – Your Metal Logistics partner!

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